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Sheriff’s deputies: Man, woman charged after cocaine found in car
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:45:00 -0400
A man and a woman from Pennsylvania were charged after police said they found two bags the "size of a golf ball" in a car they were pulled over in, according to sheriff's deputies.

Prep Football Preview: Progress likely to define 2016 season for young Cougars
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:15:00 -0400
THURMONT — Zach Scott won’t impress anyone with his size. But his toughness is another story.

Baltimore County workers who overpaid into pension won’t get paid back
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:14:08 PDT
A federal judge has ruled that the Baltimore County government will not have to pay millions of dollars to employees who overpaid into the county pension system for years.Courts ruled in 2012 that the county's pension system was discriminatory because older workers were required to pay more than...

Chesapeake Charities committee to host November fundraiser
StarDem.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0400
STEVENSVILLE — Chesapeake Charities will host “A Celebration of Charity” on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville.

Damascus American Legion installs new officers
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:30:00 -0400
The officers for the 2016-17 Legion year were installed during ceremonies at the Damascus American Legion Post Home on June 25. The installing officials were Sergeants-at-Arms Janice Null and Phil Dorsey from the Auxiliary and Legion departments, respectively. Post SAL…

City, county governments face shortfall in funding for Monocacy Boulevard project
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:00:00 -0400
A key city infrastructure project is facing a potential setback after contractors’ bids came in more than 40 percent higher than the anticipated project cost.

Moving? Don’t start packing without these 8 painless tips
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:00:00 -0400
You’ve been perusing real estate apps for months, have gone to countless house inspections and finally found the home of your dreams. But before you start building your decor Pinterest board and investing in new wares, it’s time to tackle…

Aberdeen police chief says violent crime not as bad as some think, seeks more community cooperation
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:02:00 PDT
The overall level of violent crime is decreasing in Aberdeen, despite several high-profile crimes this summer – including three homicides – according to the city's police chief. "Violent crime has been down in Aberdeen each year," Chief Henry Trabert said Thursday evening during a community forum...

Traces of amphetamines in sewage alter stream ecosystems, researchers find
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:57:43 PDT
When sewage leaks, Baltimore's waterways are not just fouled by the waste. They also become contaminated with chemical residues of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and even illicit drugs, researchers say.And such substances can have effects beyond those listed on warning labels. Traces of...

Billionaire donors Laura and John Arnold support far more in Maryland than police surveillance
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:10:23 PDT
From low-tech eyeglasses to high-tech spyglasses, the wealthy Texas philanthropists bankrolling secret aerial surveillance of Baltimore are no strangers to public policy initiatives in Maryland that match their charitable vision.In the spring, Laura and John Arnold gave $450,000 from their Houston-based...

Prep Football Preview: Roaders committed to making strides after 0-10 season in 2015
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:15:00 -0400
BRUNSWICK — After playing receiver for Brunswick last season, Kadin Roberts wanted to try quarterback.

Baltimore Police make arrest in sexual assault case
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:27:05 PDT
Baltimore Police have arrested one suspect and identified another in the sexual assault of two women a week ago in West Baltimore.Quamontae Johnson, 17, of the 1300 block of Fayette Street, was arrested on Thursday and charged as an adult with armed carjacking and first- and second-degree rape,...

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